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2021 Research Symposium

CNAIR's third annual symposium featuring graduate, undergraduate and faculty panels was held on virtually on Friday, May 20, 2021. Each gave a short talk and engaged in a conversation about their work. 

Undergraduate Research Fellowship Awardees Panel
Haku Blaisdell (School of Education and Social Policy) “Remapping the Museum: Indigenous Interventions into the Field Museum of Natural History”
Daniel Kiefus (Science in Human Culture Program)  “Outrage and Inaction: How the United States Justifies Poisoning and Extraction on Navajo Land”
Danielle Kosover-Ayala (American Studies) “Repair Through Rematriation: Redressing the Indigenous Ohlone and Ashkenazi Jewish-American Settler Relationship”
Mae Mastin (Computer Science and Psychology) “Manoomin Through the Years in Northern Wisconsin”
Leonardo Guerra Trigo (Economics and Psychology) “COVID-19 Vaccination Attitudes among Native American Peoples”

Graduate Fellows Panel
Ashley Ngozi Agbasoga (Anthropology) “We Dance With Existence: Black-Indigenous Placemaking  in the Land Known as México and Beyond”
Bobbie Benavidez (Anthropology) “ Redefining Maya Health: Indigenous Ecological Knowledge and metabolic disease risks”
Cordelia Rizzo (Performance Studies) “Weave to Stitch: Indigenous Ways of Knowing Textiles”
Risa Puleo (Art History) “Reading maps in Nauhatl”

Doug Kiel (CNAIR Faculty Fellow, Assistant Professor, Department of History)